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♪[ music ] ♪ i once was lost but now i'm found ♪ >>> the city of santa cruz grieves for two officers killed in the line of duty. good evening, i'm julie haener. >> i'm frank somerville. there is chilling new information tonight about the shooting that killed these two detectives. we'll get to those details in just a moment. first, tonight's outpouring of symphony for butch baker, and elizabeth butler. both are described as fallen heros. maureen naylor is live. >> reporter: quite an outpouring of support behind me in santa cruz. today, we learned new information about the two detectives following an emotional vigil tonight. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: the chief of the santa cruz police department wiped away tears, as those in the vigil joined in the singing of amazing grace. among those bringing flowers, the cole family. >> we're just really concerned for our daughter's safety. >> reporter: they came to honor 51-year-old sergeant lauren butch baker. described as the most skilled investigator on the force. the husband was a father of two daughters and a son, serving as a commun
-ashbury neighborhood in 1984. >> this is a case that haunts the san francisco police department and the city of san francisco. >> reporter: today police revealed new details about wayne jackson. police say he fits the physical description of the man collins was last seen talking to. >> he lived not far from where the abduction happened. he had a dog similar to the dog that the suspect was seen to have. >> reporter: at the time, eyewitnesses and a consense search of jackson's house failed to conclusively tie him to the case. jackson had five different identities, and a history of kidnapping, lewd acts, and sexual assaults against boys in canada, and one at fisherman's wharf in the years before collins disappeared. cold case investigators said they developed new leads, prompting a search of jackson's old house. that turned up to be animal bones. >> what he we're looking for is anybody that saw this guy back in 1984, anybody that talked to this guy back in 1984. >> reporter: police say they talked to jackson's roommate. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> ktvu sat down this morning with collins mother. >> when w
. several strong aftershocks have followed. >>> city council members voted unanimously to provide people attending public meetings to opt out of reciting the pledge of allegiance. government meeting typically do not take place until the pledge has been recited. but now people attending city council meets can make a choice. they can recite the pledge or have a moment of silence. >> do we need to modify it or look at maybe not doing the pledge. >> so from now on the public agenda at meetings will include the option of either saying the pledge of allegiance or observing a moment of silence. >>> the u.s. justice department along with california and several other states filed suit against standard and poors. the suit claims p refused to warn investors that the housing department would be collapsing because it would be bad for business. >> s & p gave premium ratings to risky investments. >> reporter: state attorney general camela harris says pension funds put money into those investments based on s & p ratings. >>> wall street rebounded today following yesterday's steep drop. the dow's gaine
. >> reporter: janell was living with a foster family in sasun city at the time of her death. >>> the man accused of killing her appeared in court and pled not guilty. this is the picture of anthony lamar jones from an earlier appearance. jones is accused of murder, rape, kidnapping and lewd acts with a minor. if convicted he could face the death penalty. >>> the in their legal brief, the couple said this badge of inferiority, separateness and inquality must be extinguished. the supreme court justices are scheduled to hear the case on february 26. >>> the state monitoring report out today says 175,000 california bar row -- borrowers have received help. another 20,000 are in the midst of trial mortgage reductions. about 59,000 short sales have been agreed to because of the settlement. >>> happening now, a protest at city college of san francisco where students are occupying a campus building tonight. ktvu's debra villalon are live with the latest and the police reaction to it. >> reporter: peaceful but persistent so far, come on in a little closer. you can see there are a few dozen squa
at richmond city hall. officials are hearing plenty of opinions but only have two options, amber. >> julie, the special meeting is going on right now beyond these glass doors inside city council which chambers. city leaders are deciding how to fill an empty seat. it was a full house tonight as richmond residents came to city hall to determine how the vacancy will be filled. >> hill due to his illness was unable to take his seat. >> reporter: gary bell won a seat but a severe sinus infection has kept him from filling his seat. >> since it's been such a turmoil, i think they should have an election. >> reporter: one by one -- >> i have lived in richmond for almost 50 years. >> reporter: the 12 candidates who want the job spoke including martinez who lost the vote by 25 votes. >> hope flip you will agree that an appointment rather than a special election is the right thing to do. now let me explain why it should be me. >> the voters should make the decision, this is the democratic process. >> reporter: before the meeting three city council members told me none of the candidated have needed
. >> and i'm julie haener. this is a tragic night for the city of santa cruz. who officers shot to death in a city that has not even lost one offer -- officer in the line of duty. detective sergeant lauren butch baker, 27 years with the department and detective elizabeth butler 10 years with the department have been identified as the victims. police also killed the gunman, matt keller is live at the scene. >> reporter: that briefing with investigators and santa cruz's major just ended -- santa cruz' mayor just gave the statement. the first shots came at 3:30 at a house across the street from a whole foods market and schools skwr-tz i heard a round of 40 to -- >> i heard a round of 40 to 50 shots across the street from where our children are. >> we lost two exceptionally fine officers today. >> reporter: a suspect was also shot to death but the sheriff said he ordered a door to door search as the sun went down just to make sure there was not another suspect. with many people still trapped inside the perimeter. >> s.w.a.t. teams you know told her to stay down and she's been down ever sin
in south america, until they dropped off the grid. coming up, the last >>> in the heart of the city behind ucsf, there is an urban forest filled with trees, some over 200 feet tall. noah walker tells us why tens of thousands of these trees could be cut down. >> reporter: frank, it's my first time to this place, it's a beautiful area. this manmade forest was planted more than 100 years ago. ucsf, which owns the property says some unnatural growth poses a fire hazard and other potential risks. there are a few places you can leave the city behind, and still be in the city. >> that's the most magic part about it. >> reporter: you can hike without seeing another single soul. 61acres of tall trees, and lush undergrowth. a plant population as diverse as the city. maybe too diverse. ucsf is proposing removal of up to 30,000 nonnative trees, like eucalyptus. >> our friends, the eucalyptus trees have ways of multiplying. >> you're just allowing us to talk to a wall. >> reporter: speakers had mixed reviews of uc's forest management plan. >> i'm not a native. perhaps i should go. the buildings aren't
or light moderate rain in fremont as well. north of fremont near union city. you have showers, you have showers in newark. you are showers in palo alto. a little heavier there. as you get to san jose, you have light showers. in the next five minutes or so you're going to see increased shower activities. maybe a thundershower tonight and maybe a snow flurry on bay area peaks. i'll see you back here in just a little bit. >>> in the same system that brought us rain is bringing fresh snow to the high sierra tonight. this was the scene at the boreal ski resort at boreal summit. the resort got up to 6-inches of snow. the storm is expected to continue to bring snow to the sierra overnight. this is a look at interstate 80 at soto springs, as you can see snow is blanketing the area there. for those hitting the road to tahoe, caltrans is requiring chains on both 80 and highway 50. >>> and stay with the 10:00 news bill will be back at 10:20 with another look at storm tracker 2 and tomorrow's forecast. >>> about 150 people marched in the streets of san francisco tonight to protest an alleged act of
in the middle of san francisco it would have wiped out half the city. >> reporter: this isn't just the stuff of hollywood movies. a congressional committee will look into better ways to find and track asteroids that pose a threat to earth. reporting live at the space and science center, noelle walker. >>> at ktvu.com we posted more of this remarkable video from this russian meteor explosion. look for the video on our facebook page. >>> new information today about how fugitive excop christopher dorner died. >> the information that we have right now seems to indicate that the wound that took christopher dorn er's life was self-inflicted. >> dorner was hiding in a condo just 100 yards from the command center. dorn er is accused of killing four people including two police officers during his rampage. >>> the man accused of making death threats against leland yee made his first court appearance today in san jose. bashum is facing 10 charges. investigators spent three days searching his home. they found weapons and bomb making material. bashum is due back in court february 24th to make a plea. >>>
suit against the city and the police department, seeking unspecified damages. >>> now to santa cruz, where police attended a community meeting tonight to address a string of violent crimes. maureen naylor is there, and tells us, these incidents have left many people on edge. >> reporter: this month alone, a homicide in the city and sexual assault on campus. police announced a $5,000 reward to catch the suspected rapist. they are also expanding a program to he is -- escort people at night. bruises the and cuts from a frightening ordeal. this father of two daughters around 40:00 this morning, woke up to two masked men over he and his wife's board. >> the guy with the sword had me get out of bed, get on my knees. >> reporter: he and his wife were able to tackle one of the men. the other got away. the home invasion robbery is the latest in a string of crimes. in the last week and a half, five investigations launched, including a uc santa cruz student shot in the head. police launched an investigation after a woman walking on campus said she was sexually assaulted in the middle of the d
minutes to spare. in san jose, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> an overnight student sit in at city college of san francisco came to an end peacefully this morning. more than two dozen students spent the night in the administration building to demand more communication from the school. the students came out of the building at about 9:00 a.m. after five of the students were granted a meeting that meeting is set for monday with the school's interim chancellor. >>> welcome to your weekend. tracking this weather system that is falling apart. it's not doing much. it's impressive looking it's dropping some rain up around redding and up toward the duke county area out near chico. just light sprinkles falling out there. the main impact for us, cloud cover. maybe a little drizzle in the next maybe hour and a half, two hours then that's it. temperatures tomorrow will be cooler than they were today. so right now it's 47 degrees outside 50 in napa. not as cold tonight because of the cloud cover in this weak system rumbling through. as we get into the weekend it's going to warm up. i'll let you
teenagers from oakland. it happened yesterday afternoon near california city along state highway 57 in the high desert southeast. five people were in the car at the time. several of whom are related. the victims are identified as maria moa, david moa, george moa and rachel fisiahi all under 20 years old. another patient was flown to the hospital. >>> the freshman basketball team dedicated their game to a teammate who is in a medically induced coma after being hit by a car. they plan to honor their teenager honsby. he broke his legs and also suffered traumatic brain injury when the car hit him yesterday afternoon. >> they won't be able to tell me if he had brain damage until they start taking him. clayton valley won the game 52- 46. >>> thousands of revelers took to the streets of new orleans. this is the live web video from new orleans tonight. fat tuesday is the last day to let lose before the lent. it's not unusual to see people bearing down on drinks and some go as far as baring their soul. >>> people are celebrating tonight, amber -- >> reporter: julie we are in downtown san jos
oakland since november with the state picking up the tab. city leaders say they hope the funding approved tonight will keep the chp officers on patrol until graduates of the march police department hit the streets. >>> in sacramento, the committee that runs the nation's largest fund voted to digest $9 million in two gun companies. heather holmes is now live in san francisco and tells us the move by calpers is following the gun massacre in sandy hook. >> reporter: millions will soon see changes in their pension plans after today's vote to sell all of the funds gun shares. a financial response to the december shooting at sandy hook elementary in newtown connecticut with california dropping investments in gun makers. >> there's some things that are just wrong. we shouldn't be investing in these things. >> reporter: state treasurer and calpers treasurer bill lockleare admitted that selling the $9 million worth of stock is largely similar bomb -- symbolic but hopes the move will change laws. >> at times the change doesn't happen immediately, it happens within time. >> i believe that we social
. mineta san jose has two cancellations headed to new york city and oakland airport is reporting one cancelled flight also to new york. >>> icy conditions are also affecting the commute in southern california. at this hour the chp is escorting traffic along i5 over the grapevine. this after both directions of the highway were shut down at 4:00 this afternoon. officers say they decided to shut the roads because the conditions had caused a number of accidents tug the day. >>> now - - accidents during the day. >>> now the the continuing coverage of the man search for an expolice officer. the burned pickup belonged to christopher dorner was found there. since then, officers have been going door to door searching 200 cabins but so far there's no sign of him. >> reporter: the possibilities exists that he is here. some where in the forest and so we're going to keep looking at the sheriff said until we determine that he is, he's not here. >> dorner is wanted for shooting aeb -- and killing a young couple on sunday. the ongoing man hunt has law enforcement on edge even here in the bay area.
lately. dry clouds started rolling over the city. the clouds obliterated the sunshine we had the last few weeks. >> it was wonderful, it was great. i was just grateful because i had a lot of outside work to do. >> reporter: at lake langanita the water level is high enough that it's coming off of the spill way. montgomery county counts on rainfall to replenish it's water supply. east bay mud gets 80% of its water from sierra snow pack. right now its reservoirs are at 81% of capacity. in the south bay things are not looking so bright in the santa clara valley water district. despite all of today's water technologies we're still reliant on the winds of mother nature. >> it's probably another effect of global warming. probably. the storm is coming and it'll bring more rain and we'll get more flooding and we'll deal with it as we always do. >> reporter: we could not reach anyone from the san francisco puc on this holiday to get more information on the hechhechie reservoir which provides much of the peninsula. but a website shows as of today that reservoir is still almost full. live in fairfax
these pictures in pleasanton. it was one of the city east hardest hit. thefts there are up 23%. >>> new information on the deadly explosion of mexico's main oil company. dozens of ambulances rushed to the offices of pemex. just within the past hour, authorities said the death toll has increased to 25 with more than 100 others injured. another 30 people with apparently trapped in the debris. the explosion happened in the basement of a parking garage one official with an ambulance company said the blast was caused by a gas leak. pemex is a state owned company with more than $100 billion in annual sales. >>> now to our super bowl coverage, much of the 49er organization spent today apologizing for those home phobic remarks made by a defensive back. mark ibanez is live and tell us the remarks may have become a major distraction for the team, mark -- >> reporter: no question about it. i just landed here a couple of hours ago, you kind of hit the ground running ready to have fun and games covering the super bowl. bourbon street, the super bowl, but no. this is a story that has legs. everywhere
francisco's ban on public nudity and it sparked a lunchtime protest outside of city hall. >> why are we wasting city resources on nude guys? >> a small group of men or women either partially or fully feud faced off against police officers. personalities include $190 fine with jail possible for repeated violations. >> we're hoping that people mature enough, they understand that this is a balance between their individual rights and everybody elses concerns. >> four people were sited at today's protest as for what's next, nudists say they hope to take their complaint to the ninth circuit court of appeals. >>> 49ers fever is gearing up. >>> getting the party started early. >> niners are going to win this. >> we'll tell you what it takes to prepare for a super bowl crowd. >>> new at 10:00, here's an important tip when you're going to be watching the super bowl. make sure you designate a sober driver before the kick off. deborah villalon is live with the dui blitz that has already begun. >> reporter: we're at a checkpoint, super bowl version. officers around the area are doing it tonight and
action day. code pink says there will also be a flash mob tomorrow night at san francisco's city hall. >>> he came to visit san francisco, then appears to have disappeared. a mother's plea for information about her son. >> sugary drinks and a growing obesity problem. the exclusive new ktvu field poll, linking the two, and why people say they'd support a new tax on sugary drinks. >> a reminder, hello? the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. >>> a group of public health officials and advocates say people eating too much sugar is a public health hazard. and calling on the fda to take immediate action. they say sweetened beverages are the biggest source of sugars in the american diet. the group is also calling on the fda to start an educational campaign to help americans consume less sugar. an e
dancing was seen at several cities. >>> former los angeles police officer christopher dorner is dead. the remains were possibly identified through dental records. no cause of death was given. dorn er was on a self-described war against. on monday he got in a shoot out with police. it ended when the cabin he was in caught fire. >>> amber lee has more on the debt and controversial issue that provoked it. >> reporter: chp investigators combed through this santa clara house it's on on the outside with a large antenna and inside chemicals and what the chp says were several explosive devices which were removed and detonated. >> these actual items were complete and ready to use. >> reporter: the home belonged to bashum. >> he stated that he was a trained sniper in his e-mail. detailed in a rather specific way certain weapons that he possessed and exactly how he was going to kill me. >>> yee was one of several democratic lawmakers at the state capital a week ago rolling out a laundry list of new gun control. >> he said if i did not seize our efforts to deal with gun violence, that he would
been using city computers to view porn and visit gambling websites. it would still be going on if not for a whistleblower. >> reporter: while they were supposed to be focused on the water business, some workers at the san francisco public utilities commission are suspected of surfing the web for porn and gambling, even sharing images with each other. >> i can say obviously this involves more than one. so there were a number of employees alleged to have been involved in this. >> reporter: today mayor ed lee says it's an investigation he's following closely. >> you give somebody a computer and allow them the freedom and access to the internet. they've got to handle that responsibly just as i do with the phones and everything else. you can't abuse it. >> reporter: the sfpuc says it started its investigation months ago after getting a tip from a whistleblower. while investigators don't suspect anything criminal, san francisco's employee handbook specifically prohibits using city computers for gambling as well as viewing and distributing materials that are sexually explicit. s
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